September 30, The social etiquette spread across Europe, but became strong especially in Britain. Holden overhears: "If a body catch a body coming through the rye.
It was faithful to the original tale,  unlike future television and film adaptations which often expanded the short story to full-length feature films. The person who suffers most from white beauty standards is, of course, Pecola. For seven nights, the narrator opens the door of the old man's room in order to shine a sliver of light onto the "evil eye".
There is the added lure of his reputation: so many women have succumbed to him, there has to be a reason. Even the arrangement of the received cards suggested a hierarchy.